What do you think about the parents at Whittier protesting Board plans to tear down a field house -- and winning massive coverage and a meeting with Huberman?
Pilsen residents fight City Hall Sun Times: On
its third day, a sit-in by parents demanding a library for a Pilsen
elementary school took several twists and turns -- with police at one
point threatening arrests, then abruptly leaving after more than 100
parents, students and teachers pushed past barricades to support the
protesters... Pilsen sit-in seeks to save field house Parents want dilapidated structure to become a school library Tribune: "Why
are you treating us like criminals?" resident Gema Gaeta said when
school liaison Sgt. Ramone Ferrer pushed the door open. "Go fight the
real criminals.".. Huberman Agrees to Meet With Parents Over Dilapidated Field House NBC Chicago: Huberman
will meet with the parents as early as Monday, according to his office.
The protestors say they have not received the exact date or time.
Do you think they'll prevail, in the short term or ultimately? How come more parents don't do this kind of thing if it works?